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Just a normal day
Streets turn into graves
Traces have been removed
The search was disapproved
So cold the night
The weak ones lose the fight
Too many of them out there
Noone seems to care

Lost and so alone
Born but never known
Left all on their own
Forgotten children
We'll never hear a name
They carry all the blame
Too young to break the chains
Forgotten children

They see, they feel, believe
Just like we do
They're laughing, and crying
Wanna live here
Like me and you

Eyes without light
So tired of good-byes
Never felt embraced
And frightened of every face
A life in disguise
Hope forever died

Lost and so alone
Born but never known
Left all on their own
Forgotten children
We'll never hear a name
They carry all the blame
Too young to break the chains
Forgotten children

They see, they feel, believe
Just like we do
The're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
Like me and you

It shouldn't really be that way
It shouldn't really be that way

We see, we feel, believe
Just like you
We're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
We see, we feel, believe
Just like you
We're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
Just like you



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    legolasLOTRFeb 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm
    this song is so sad...
    i am crying...
    my face is soaked.
    i love that bill wrote this.
    he has so much talent- i mean by that that everytime i hear this song, i litterally bawl. my mom saw me after i watched the music video and was like "whats wrong? did u fall and break something? is everything ok?" and was like spazzing out. im just like "no, im fine mom. watch this." and now everytime i start to cry, the first thing she asks me is if i've been watching forgotten children on the internet agian.
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    RoselaineDec 19, 2008 at 7:02 pm
    The main meaning is of how the "forgotten children" are no different then anybody else, yet they shoulder the full weight of life on they're own without a choice. Bill (songwriter) is basically saying not to shun anyone, to give everyone love.
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    dragonkillerNov 17, 2008 at 5:33 pm
    this is a really sad song it meens there are children out there with no food or a place to go in they are like away from there famlly i am crying for them
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    toraApr 3, 2009 at 4:34 am
    [sigh] This song is so sad. My friend made a PSA (Public Service Announcement) for abused children and used this song. Everyone in the class was like, 'Wow that was so... deep' Like, some people were gonna cry. It was really good.
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    penpey3Mar 22, 2009 at 2:29 pm
    i think nthat this song is about all the 'forgotten childeren' of this world wether it is 3rd world people suffuring or people of america or england poor people left in the streets suffering

    'They see, they feel, believe
    Just like we do
    The're laughing and crying
    Wanna live here
    Like me and you'
    i thin that now whenever i walk past a person living in the streets i will give him as mutch credit as any other person i will not walk past because

    It shouldn't really be that way
    It shouldn't really be that way.

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